what is today 2014 purpleKENTUCKY (1/10/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1776 – "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine, published

1930 – Birthday – Roy Edward Disney, American film executive and CEO of Disney

1932 – "Mickey Mouse" & "Silly Symphony" comics syndicated

1936 – Actress Mary Pickford (44) divorces actor Douglas Fairbanks (52) after 15 years of marriage

1942 – Actress Ava Gardner (19) weds actor Mickey Rooney (21) in Ballard, California

1945 – Birthday – Rod Stewart, London, British singer (Maggie Mae, Do You Think I'm Sexy)

1951 – Harry Sinclair Lewis, US writer (Nobel 1930), dies at 65

1953 – Birthday – Pat Benatar, singer (Love is a Battlefield)

1958 – Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts

1967 – PBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network

1969 – Birthday – Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)

1984 – US establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after 117 years

1996 – Israel frees hundreds of Palestinian prisoners

2009 – "The Black Eyed Peas" singer Fergie (33) weds actor Josh Duhamel (36) at Church Estate Vineyards in Malibu, California

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